food security
FAO applauds Vietnam's poverty reduction achievements

23:44 09/10/2014

Vietnam is an idyllic model of success in agriculture and rural development that other economically troubled countries throughout the world should emulate, said officials from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation...

Vietnam attends Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting

11:39 08/10/2014

A Vietnamese delegation led by the Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for Economic Affairs, Nguyen Van Giau, attended the 8th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP-8) Meeting in Rome, Italy, on October 7.

Crop diversity raises profits and fights climate change

08:15 02/10/2014

It was time for Viet Nam to introduce crop diversification on rice land to increase profits, Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development told a conference on restructuring crop production in the capital city on...

Vietnam pledges support for extensive cooperation with Cuba

21:52 08/09/2014

Vietnam will do its utmost to bring the Vietnam –Cuba relations to a higher level, delivering practical benefits to both sides, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told the visiting Cuban Minister of Food Industries, Maria Del Carmen...

Vietnam attends APEC meeting on Ocean

12:00 29/08/2014

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam joined 19 ministers and ministerial-level officials of 19 APEC member states at a regional meeting on ocean in Xiamen City of China's Fujian province on August 27-28.

NA Vice Chairwoman receives Timor Leste delegation

00:11 14/08/2014

Vietnam will trade in rice with Timor Leste to ensure food security, said Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in a Hanoi meeting on August 13 with Deputy Chairman of the Timor Leste National Parliament Adriano do Nascimento.

Laos hydropower plant threatens Vietnam's Mekong

14:19 30/06/2014

Experts in Vietnam continue to voice their worries about the Lao government's determination to build the Don Sahong hydropower dam on the Mekong River.

Climate change to hit urban poor the hardest

07:46 25/06/2014

The urban poor are often the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change in Viet Nam, and housing insecurity for the urban poor is a key dimension of poverty.

Seminar highlights Vietnam's agricultural advantages

17:52 24/06/2014

Vietnam has a comparative advantage in agriculture production, said deputy minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh at a seminar in Can Tho city on June 24.

Vietnam, Mozambique increase cooperation

11:31 21/06/2014

Vietnam and Mozambique will expand cooperation in various areas such as agriculture, education-training, science-technology, diplomacy and security.


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